On Real Time with Bill Maher, the conversation quickly turned contentious regarding the candidacy of Secretary Hillary Clinton. The panel — comprised of blogger Andrew Sullivan, Matchbox 20 frontman Rob Thomas, and New America Foundation CEO Anne-Marie Slaughter — took turns defending, then railing, against the flaws of the Clinton campaign.
Former US Assistant Secretary of Defense Lawrence Korb claims that the White House should resist calls to equip Syrian opposition forces with heavy weapons, such as man portable air defense systems.
Submitted by Nafeez Ahmed via MiddleEastEye.net, Russia is bombing “terrorists” in Syria, and the US is understandably peeved. A day after the bombing began, Obama’s Defence Secretary Ashton Carter complained that most Russian strikes “were in areas where there were probably not ISIL (IS) forces”. Show More Summary
Labor Secretary Thomas Perez believes workers in the gig economy need a social safety net, he told HuffPost Live on Friday. "We can build inclusive innovation, not only in the on-demand economy, but really across every sector of the economy," he said. Show More Summary
American Medical Group Association Board Members Dr. Grace Terrell, Cornerstone Health Care, and Dr. Jeffrey W. Bailet, Aurora Health Care Medical Group, to make recommendations to the Secretary of HHS regarding physician payment models.
But the commerce job would come with something McAuliffe is not used to — a boss.
In July 2014, the nation's second-largest teachers union passed a cheeky resolution urging President Barack Obama to put Education Secretary Arne Duncan on an "improvement plan" that would walk back five years worth of gains by the nation's schools. The resolution called for Duncan to abandon his...
Hillary Clinton was one of the pioneers of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the pivot to Asia during her time as Secretary of State, but she just came out against it.
Last week, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced his resignation, after nearly seven years in office where he advanced the cause of education reform and served as the subject of weirdly displaced anger from the teachers unions and their allies. The Obama administration pushed hard for education reforms bitterly opposed... More »
Press Secretary of the Turkish Foreign Ministry Tanju Bilgic spoke to Sputnik Turkey in an exclusive interview about the recent air incidents in violation of Turkish airspace, Russian-Turkish relations and Turkey's support of NATO.
Sourav Ganguly, the secretary of the Cricket of Association of Bengal (CAB), has brushed aside all criticism generated by the washout of the third T20I between India on South Africa on Thursday at Eden Gardens
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recently proposed to redirect $15 billion from correctional facilities toward increasing teachers' salaries in high poverty schools. Unfortunately, because his suggestion came just days beforeShow More Summary
Russia must use its influence with Syrian authorities to contribute to a diplomatic solution of the ongoing Syrian crisis, UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said on Friday.
UK Home Secretary Theresa May has done us all a huge favour with her speech on immigration at the Conservative Party conference today, because it gives Britain the opportunity to learn how immigration actually affects jobs, taxes, and the economy. Show More Summary
After Pentagon’s training program falls flat, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announces overhaul.
The US Department of Defense will provide Syrian rebel leaders with equipment, weapons and air support, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said in a statement on Friday.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx rejected a proposal to shift oversight of Metro from the Federal Transit Administration to the Federal Railroad Administration. [ more › ]
Protesters once again interrupted Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton during an event Thursday, criticizing the former secretary of state for taking money from individuals connected to private prison corporations. The hecklers were ignored by Clinton during her speech at the Congressional...
US President Barack Obama will thoroughly revise Washington’s approach to supporting Syrian rebel forces after this year’s troubled launch of a military training program, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said during a news conference in London.
LONDON — The U.S. will change the failed Syrian rebel training program to focus efforts on working with capable Kurdish and other forces in Syria, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Friday. Continue reading ? The post Pentagon to end Syrian rebel training program appeared first on PBS NewsHour.